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Gender Studies

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Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening and online courses
Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer; Full- or Part-Time

Gender Studies — Certificate (16 credits)

About the Program


The Gender Studies Certificate program offers an interdisciplinary field of study focused on the rich diversity of experiences across gender, time, cultures, and social/economic classes. In Gender Studies courses, you will reexamine and reevaluate assumptions about the roles of gender in society, uncovering their central role in the human experience. The program is a valuable addition to any academic field and provides a career advantage in many areas, the Gender Studies Certificate is an excellent preparation for transferring to a major or minor in Gender Studies at other institutions.

A maximum of two courses transferred from other institutions can be used to help fulfill the 16-credit Gender Studies Certificate.

Articulation Agreements


Articulation agreements provide students with educational plans that help them transfer into four-year colleges and universities.

Learning Outcomes


Gender Studies - Certificate 16 credits

  • Demonstrate master of selected NWSA “Common Learning Outcomes” for Gender Studies Programs.
  • Discuss the importance of critical self-analysis in understanding the perspectives and theories of Gender Studies.
  • Synthesize material from courses previous completed and apply it to the everyday life.
  • Produce written and/or oral reflections on their intellectual development with respect to the material they have studied.
  • Evaluate the application of Gender Studies to their future academic and professional careers.

Potential Transfer Bachelor’s Degree Majors/Minors


  • Gender Studies
  • Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
  • Women’s Studies
  • GLBTQ Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Social Justice Studies

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Contact Information


Admissions Office 651.773.1700 admissions@century.edu Room 2350 West
Counseling & Advising Office 651.779.3285 Ask Century Room 2410 West
Financial Aid Office 651.779.3305 finaid@century.edu Room 2320 West

Program Contact Information


Susan Dolance651.779.3459Susan.Dolance@century.eduRoom 3461 West